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May 4, 2017.
Photograph provided by: Forest City Owls
Enthusiasm and excitement abound as the 2017 season opener draws near. Designated as the 4th Best Collegiate Summer Stadium in America in 2016, McNair field is primed and ready for an action packed summer of baseball sure to fulfill every baseball lover's dreams. New decks, ticket packages, souvenirs, and promotional events are in keeping with the tradition of providing excellent entertainment and quality ballgames for Forest City and Rutherford County.
It was big week and in more ways than one.
Carroll Cable, age 84, of Union Mills, passed away on Wednesday, April 26, 2017.
Charles "PawPaw" Robert Riley, age 47, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 22, 2017.
Donald A. Taylor, age 88, of Ellenboro, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
Dorcas Martin Greenlee, age 91, of Forest City, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
Edith Hopper Cordell, age 90, of Rutherfordton, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
Gilles Robert Baillargeon age 72, of Rutherfordton, passed on April 26, 2017.
Kathy Ann Gilbert Ward age 59 of Polk County, passed away on April 25, 2017.
Lawrence Richard Porter age 80 of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017.
Oxie Earls Harris, age 93, of Forest City, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017.
Roy Lewis McKain, age 89 of Ellenboro passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017.
In my area flea markets are more popular than the mall. On any given Saturday or Sunday cars and trucks will line the highways.
Piney Mountain Baptist Church, Ellenboro
Poor Man Supper for Tina Couch, Sat. May 6, 5-7pm. Adults $5, kids 5-12 $3, kids 4 & under free.
Melvin Hill Church
14th Annual Melvin Hill Youth Car Show and Music Festival, Sat. May 6, 10am-2pm. Registration fee, $20. 555 Melvin Hill Rd., Columbus NC 28722. 864-415-3364.
Annual Coat Drive: Bring your coats to the Gilkey School Community Center. Also taking Tobaggans, Gloves, Blankets, Sheets. For deliver or pickup, call Gail 828-287-4830, Hilda 828-287-5673 or Kay 828-286-1172. 217 Gilkey School Rd., Rutherfordton.
Chase Corner Ministries Thrift Store
Every Friday, 8:30am-2:30pm. All clothing - Men's, Women's, Plus size, Children's .50¢ each. Newly stocked. All proceeds go back into the ministry of helping local families in need! 1604 Chase High Rd., Forest City.